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Functional Consultant - Remote

Company: Kantar
Location: Huntington
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

WE GO BEYOND THE OBVIOUS, USING INTELLIGENCE, PASSION AND CREATIVITY TO INSPIRE NEW THINKING AND SHAPE THE WORLD WE LIVE IN.
TO START A CAREER THAT IS OUT OF THE ORDINARY, PLEASE APPLY...

**JOB DETAILS**

Kantar's XTEL Trade Optimization software is a powerful, end-to-end solution supporting the trade promotion life cycle, from planning through retail execution, sales intelligence, and distributor management for the global consumer goods industry.

At Kantar's Trade Optimization practice (KTO), we are looking for a project-based Functional Consultant to join our Global Services team.

This client-facing role is a blend of business and system expertise, responsible for leading customer workshops to identify and translate customer business processes into functional requirements and documentation that align our solution capabilities within our CPG/FMCG clients.

- https://www.thesoftwarereport.com/the-top-25-data-software-companies-of-2022/

- https://www.kantar.com/expertise/consumer-shopper-retail/sales-performance-platform
- https://www.kantar.com/campaigns/kantar-sales-performance-platform

**KEY OUTCOMES**

- Provide XTEL solution functional expertise and articulate options and benefits for client business processes

- Lead collaborative workshops with client project teams to gather and formalize customer requirements into a functional blueprint
- Conduct gap analysis and recommend bridge/closure options
- Configure XTEL solution to meet client needs in collaboration with technical team, including handover of functional specs
- Facilitate test script creation and drive systems integration and user acceptance testing
- Provide feedback between client and product teams
- Participate in pre-sales activity

**CAPABILITIES**

- 5+ years background in CPG required with experience supporting a Trade Promotion Management (TPM) software solution; TPM tool implementation experience is a significant asset

- Deep understanding of CPG commercial processes (trade promotions, sales agreement, sales force automation, incentives management, retail execution), drivers, and best practices
- Self-starter with superior attention to detail
- Experience leading functional workshops
- Excellent analytical, results-driven and solution-oriented approach
- Strong project management skills
- Technical understanding of ERP, ETL, and UAT concepts
- Bachelor's Degree or related field experience
- Availability to travel up to 50% of working time based on project phase; occasional international travel

**BENEFITS**

**We provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package, including:**

- Medial plans with comprehensive, affordable coverage for a range of health services

- Health Savings Account/FSA
- Dental, Vision and benefits to cover unique healthcare needs
- Wellness Program
- 401k with matching
- Tuition Reimbursement, Commuter benefits
- Unlimited PTO


**PRIVACY DISCLOSURE**

Please note that by applying to this opportunity you consent to the personal data you provide to us to be processed and retained by The Kantar Group Limited ("Kantar"). Your details will be kept on our Internal ATS (Applicant Tracking System) for as long as is necessary for the purposes of recruitment, which may include your details being shared with the hiring manager.

**KANTAR REWARDS STATEMENT**

At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitiveand alsoto support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.

We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that's out of the ordinary and join us.

We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health andwell beingis taken into consideration.

We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes.

Kantar is the world's leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies, Kantar's 30,000 people help the world's leading organisations succeed and grow.

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